Brooklyn Museum

200 Eastern Pkwy.
Brooklyn, NY 11238- Map It
Phone: (718) 638-5000
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Brooklyn Museum, Eastern Pkwy. and Washington Ave. at Prospect Park, houses collections of Egyptian, African, Asian, classical and ancient Middle Eastern art as well as American paintings and an outdoor sculpture garden. The Egyptian galleries display mummies, statuary, reliefs and pottery from various dynasties. Artifacts from ancient civilizations such as Assyria and Sumeria are featured in the Ancient Near Eastern Art Gallery. An extensive decorative arts collection highlights more than 20 period rooms representing the 17th through 20th centuries. Visitors can view objects including paintings, sculpture, pewter, pressed glass, silver, ceramics and furniture in the Luce Center for American Art. Feminist art, including Judy Chicago's “The Dinner Party,” is shown in the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art. Audio tour rentals are available. Guided tours are available. Food is available.
$16; $10 (ages 62+ and students with ID); free (ages 0-19 with adult and to all first Sat. of the month 5-11 p.m.). Audio tour $3. Parking: $5-$18.
Station: Eastern Pkwy-Brooklyn Museum
Hours: Wed. and Fri.-Sun. 11-6 (also first Sat. of the month 6-11 p.m., Oct.-Aug.), Thurs. 11-10. Guided tours are given Wed.-Sun. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 3 hours minimum.